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“Wonderful Old Sarasota ambiance”

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown
Ranked #29 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Concord, New Hampshire
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
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“Wonderful Old Sarasota ambiance”
Reviewed 14 January 2012

We stayed here for one night and were very impressed from first sight. Architecture looks like Old Sarasota...wood floors, wonderful entrance under portico. Our greeting was sincerely friendly and the room was impressively clean and decorated for the money we paid. Chose it because it was close to the Ringling Museum. Recently joined the La Quinta Pass program because of this hotel. Sure we could have paid another $100 for a more upscale hotel, but for the extra we saved, we dined out at a local fish place and felt very smug in the process!

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 January 2012

The staff is friendly and the rooms have relatively newish decorations. But, this hotel literally stinks. How I missed those comments from the previous reviews, I don't know, but I regret choosing the hotel because it really smells bad. Even the elevator smells (more like body odor than smoke or pets) and the hallways not only smell but are littered with dirt marks. It's a shame because the location is good and the decorations are tasteful and on the newer side. But, the smell's a problem and we wouldn't stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 January 2012

We stayed here while on a family trip. The price was reasonable and the room was very nice and clean. We even had a view of the bay from our room.The staff was friendly, especially the staff taking care of the breakfast buffet. We would definitely stay here again.

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Baden, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2011

Very nice staff, good location, clean rooms, what we want more! We was satisfied! On this street they are hundreds of Restaurants so location is perfect if you are travelling with the car. Parking is also available and good Free WLAN! We saw a lot of dogs, so dog-friendly place. Staff helped with Restaurant choose and give us Free water bottles, we were very suprised!

  • Stayed December 2011
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Reviewed 29 November 2011

The location of this hotel is very good, and they have a computer in the lobby which was great since we didn't take ours. The room was ok, a bit tired and the layout was a little bit odd. But it was comfortable and they had the usual LaQuinta breakfast buffet which works well for us.

The room was clean but it had a faint smell of dirty socks. Nothing overwhelming, but not good either. The important things for us are comfortable bed, clean room, fridge, micro wave, coffee pot, and breakfast. It had all plus the computer for a very reasonable rate.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown

Property: La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown
Address: 1803 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234-8338
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Region: United States > Florida > Southwest Gulf Coast > Sarasota
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #29 of 48 Hotels in Sarasota
Price range (per night): ₹ 5,730 - ₹ 10,558
Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 102
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota was recently named a 2011 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award winner!You deserve a day at the beach. Choose the La Quinta Inn & Suites Sarasota facing the Sarasota Bay as well as overlooking Long Boat Key, and you'll find yourself just a short drive away from Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beaches. Conveniently located just three miles from Sarasota-Bradenton Internationa...see morel Airport, this tropically landscaped hotel is near several popular attractions including the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, John & Mable Ringling Museum, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, and Ed Smith Stadium home of the Cincinati Reds Spring Training Camp. Offices for Boars Head Provisions, Florida Power & Light, Waterside Catering, and Wellcraft Marine are also located nearby. Ringling School of Art & Design is also located nearby. Guests will enjoy a refreshing heated outdoor pool, fitness center, and a delicious Free Bright Side BreakfastTM each morning. Each spacious guest room features free high-speed wireless Internet access, a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, voice mail, data port telephone, expanded cable channels, and much more ... more   less 
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